TOPIC: INNOVATION (41)

The Official NASA App for Android

Come explore with NASA and discover a huge collection of stunning images, videos, mission information, news, NASA TV and featured content with the new NASA App for Android.

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Nasa, Innovation, Research, The Official NASA App For Android

Proximity Designs

http://proximitydesigns.org

Proximity Designs is an award winning social enterprise designing products and services that help Myanmar rural families achieve their goals.

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Proximity Designs, Farming, Myanmar, Burma, Design, Products, Rural, Irrigation, Farmer

Local Food Lab

http://www.localfoodlab.com

Local Food Lab is a platform for developing successful innovation and entrepreneurship in local food systems. We offer world-class entrepreneurial education, diverse resources and a robust network of experienced and highly skilled food and farm industry professionals who are inventing the future of food. Our purpose is to enable food and farm entrepreneurs to imagine and grow a new food system, one that is healthy, just and sustainable.

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Entrepreneurship, Farm, Food Systems

MESH Cities

http://www.meshcities.com

MESH Cities explores the wireless systems empowered, 21st Century city through the eyes of its super-users. These are the people who are embracing the new communications and infrastructure tools that will determine the ultimate livability of the modern city. The growing ubiquity of high-speed wireless connections allows people to experience the city in ways never before possible. More than that, they can contribute their ideas about how to make our cities more accommodating and responsive .

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MESH Cities, Cities, Local

Keepod

http://keepod.com

Keepod believes that computing should be accessible to everyone as well as being more secure and fun. The secure and lightweight operating system, Keepod OS, is designed for users to have their own portable OS, using any PC as nothing more than an empty shell.

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Keepod, Computers, Technology

Games for Change

http://www.gamesforchange.org

Founded in 2004, Games for Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts. Unlike the commercial gaming industry, we aim to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good. To further grow the field, Games for Change convenes multiple stakeholders, highlights best practices, incubates games, and helps create and direct investment into new projects.

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Games For Change, Gaming, Education, Entertainment

GE

http://www.ge.com

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and helping to cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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GE, Healthy Share, Ecomagination

Think Public

http://thinkpublic.com

We are a social design agency that helps tackle big social challenges. We work with the public sector, third sector and communities.

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Think Public, Social Design

re:3D

http://www.re3d.org

re:3D is led by a diverse group of visionaries representing cross-functional excellence in mechanical and aerospace engineering, biotech, entrepreneurship, design, finance, and venture capital investment management. Aside from our amazing team, re:3D is differentiated by an unrelenting focus on R&D and unwavering commitment to creating new applications in 3D printing.  

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Re:3D, 3D Printing, Innovation, Engineering, 3D Printers

Mimi Hearing Test

https://www.mimi.io/hearing-test

The Mimi Hearing Test, which is ranked #1 hearing test in the app store provides a full overview of one's hearing age and profile for free. 

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Mimi, Mimi Hearing Test, App, Tech

Social Capital Markets

http://socialcapitalmarkets.net

A growing market for investing in social solutions. Watch conversations from our SOCAP events on shaping this new market.

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Social Capital Markets

Innovation Endeavors

http://innovationendeavors.com

Innovation Endeavors invests in the raw talent behind a dream. You could call us an early stage venture capital firm, but we are not in the business of financing ideas. Ideas change. Ideas reinvent. The tenacity, the talent and the passion of the dreamer do not change. This is what we invest in. We invest in the team behind the dream.

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Innovation Endeavors, Innovation

Collaborative Fund

http://collaborativefund.com/#

Collaborative aims to be the leading source of capital and strategic support for creative entrepreneurs who want to change the world. The fund focuses on two themes: the increasing importance of values as they relate to the decisions we make about who we work for, what we buy, and how we spend our time; and the shift from an economy based on hyper-consumption to one based on Collaborative Consumption. These two forces present a significant opportunity for new technologies, products, and services to reinvent how we do business and transform our daily lives.

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Investors, Entrepreneurs, Economy, Collaborative Consumption

The Adventure Project

http://theadventureproject.org

The Adventure Project is a non-profit organization established to increase investments in positive social enterprises around the world. Founded in 2010 by Becky Straw & Jody Landers, who met while traveling through Liberia, West Africa. They have joined forces to raise awareness and funds to support the world’s most-effective social ventures.

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The Adventure Project, Investment, Social Enterprise, Social Ventures, Africa

General Assembly

http://generalassemb.ly

We’ve created a multi-faceted campus to serve the needs of high-potential entrepreneurs and advance the startup ecosystem in New York. Our community not only has a place in which to collaborate, but also take advantage of a new kind of learning-by-doing. Through our curriculum, entrepreneurs will receive a pragmatic and multi-disciplinary education at the intersection of technology, design, and entrepreneurship.

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General Assembly, New York, Entrepreneurs, Start-Up, Technology